NOVEMBER 22 2012
Nordic Capital has received the Gold Award as Best Nordic LBO Fund at the third Private Equity Exchange Awards, held in Paris on November 15.
The Private Equity Exchange Awards is a "Celebration to reward professional achievement". The event recognises and awards the top LBO funds, Limited Partners and Management Teams of the private equity cycle for their long-term success.
"We are very happy to be recognised as clear leaders in the Nordic markets, and to receive this recognition from a jury of peers, with prominent members from the global private equity industry. This award is evidence of Nordic Capital's ability to support its portfolio companies through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements," says Joakim Karlsson, Managing Partner, NC Advisory AB, advisor to the Nordic Capital funds.
To select the laureates, the Private Equity Exchange Awards assembled more than 80 high-profile experts including Limited Partners from across the globe to vote on the candidates for each category. Over 150 leading players submitted applications to jury panels in the Gold Award competition for their specific category.
For more information, please contact:
Katarina Janerud, Communications Manager, NC Advisory AB
Tel:+46 709 69 69 99
About Nordic Capital
Since the start in 1989, Nordic Capital Private Equity Funds have invested in large and medium sized companies, primarily in the Nordic region. Nordic Capital creates value in its investments, through committed ownership and by targeting strategic development and operational improvements. The funds invest in companies in Northern Europe and in selected investment opportunities internationally. The most recent fund is Nordic Capital Fund VII with EUR 4.3 billion in committed capital, principally provided by international institutional investors, such as pension funds, asset managers and insurance companies. Nordic Capital Funds are based in Jersey, Channel Islands, and are advised by the NC Advisory companies in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Germany and the UK.